[InstaMotivation@9pm] [Book Review] Jonathan Livingston Seagull: A Story by Richard Bach

  UPSC expects that a bureaucrat must be a well read and neatly groomed person. At foras, you have to represent the nation, at places, you have to address the large audiences, at times, you have to motivate your subordinate staff, most importantly, you need to connect with the core purpose of life when you …

INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 15 January 2021

  विषय – सूची  सामान्य अध्ययन-II 1. प्रधानमंत्री कौशल विकास योजना I 2. कृषि-कानूनों पर उच्चतम न्यायालय के फैसले से एक ख़राब संवैधानिक उदाहरण की प्रस्तुति 3. नए ‘झारखंड संयुक्त सिविल सेवा परीक्षा नियम’, 2021   सामान्य अध्ययन-III 1. राष्ट्रीय नवप्रवर्तन प्रतिष्ठान- भारत 2. हिमाचल प्रदेश के जंगलों में आग लगने की घटनाओं का कारण …

[इनसाइट्स सिक्योर STHIR – 2021] दैनिक सिविल सेवा मुख्य परीक्षा उत्तर लेखन अभ्यास: 15 जनवरी 2021

  How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2020: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   सामान्य अध्ययन – 1   विषय: 18वीं सदी के लगभग मध्य से लेकर वर्तमान समय तक का आधुनिक भारतीय इतिहास- महत्त्वपूर्ण घटनाएँ, व्यक्तित्व, विषय। 1. “बहरे लोगों को सुनाने” की उनकी खोज में भगत सिंह लाखों …

[ ದೈನಂದಿನ ಪ್ರಚಲಿತ ಘಟನೆಗಳು ] ದಿನಾಂಕ – 14 ಜನವರಿ 2021

  ಪರಿವಿಡಿ : ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆ 1: 1. ಪಠ್ಯಗಳಿಂದ, ಮೊಘಲ್ ಇತಿಹಾಸವನ್ನು ಉದ್ದೇಶ ಪೂರ್ವಕವಾಗಿ ಕೈಬಿಡಲಾಗಿದೆ ಎಂದು ಹೇಳಿದ ಇಬ್ಬರು ಶಿಕ್ಷಣ ತಜ್ಞರು. 2. ಅಮೇರಿಕ ಮತ್ತು ಯುರೋಪಿಯನ್ ದೇಶಗಳನ್ನು ತೀವ್ರ ಶೀತ ಪ್ರದೇಶಕ್ಕೆ ತಳ್ಳುವ ಬೆದರಿಕೆಯೊಡ್ಡಿದ ಧ್ರುವ ಸುಳಿ.   ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆ 2: 1. ಸಶಸ್ತ್ರ ಪಡೆಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ವ್ಯಭಿಚಾರವನ್ನು ಅಪರಾಧ ಮುಕ್ತ ಗೊಳಿಸುವುದು ಬೇಡ; ಕೇಂದ್ರದ ಮನವಿಯನ್ನು ಪರಿಶೀಲಿಸಲು ಒಪ್ಪಿದ ಸುಪ್ರೀಂ ಕೋರ್ಟ್. 2. ‘ಬಲಿಷ್ಠವಾದ ಭಾರತವು ಚೀನಾಕ್ಕೆ ಪ್ರತಿಸ್ಪರ್ಧಿಯಾಗಿ …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 15 January 2021

InstaLinks help you think beyond the issue but relevant to the issue from UPSC prelims and Mains exam point of view. These linkages provided in this ‘hint’ format help you frame possible questions in your mind that might arise(or an examiner might imagine) from each current event. InstaLinks also connect every issue to their static …

Why forest fires are common in Himachal Pradesh?

Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. Why forest fires are common in Himachal Pradesh? Context: Himachal Pradesh frequently witnesses forest fires during dry weather conditions. Recently, a forest fire which started near Kullu raged for several days before being brought under control. Forest fires were also reported in Shimla and other parts …

National Innovation Foundation (NIF) – India

Topics Covered: Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology, indigenization of technology and developing new technology. National Innovation Foundation (NIF) – India Context Science & Technology minister dedicates an Innovation Portal developed by National Innovation Foundation (NIF) – India to the nation.  Highlights: Innovation Portal is developed by National …

What are the new Jharkhand Combined Civil Services Examination Rules 2021?

Topics Covered: Role of civil services in a democracy. What are the new Jharkhand Combined Civil Services Examination Rules, 2021? Context: Jharkhand has for the first time framed rules pertaining to Jharkhand Civil Services. This will supersede the Bihar Civil Services (Executive Branch) and the Bihar Junior Civil Services Recruitment Rules of 1951. Why was the …

Why Supreme Court’s ruling on farm laws sets a terrible constitutional precedent?

Topics Covered: Separation of powers between various organs, dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions. Why Supreme Court’s ruling on farm laws sets a terrible constitutional precedent? Context: The apex court has suspended the implementation of the farm laws, and created a committee to ascertain the various grievances.  What’s the issue now? The judges’ intervention on the …

PMKVY 3.0

Topics Covered: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.  PMKVY 3.0 Context: Third phase of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY 3.0) will be launched soon. It will be launched in 600 districts across all states of India. Spearheaded by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- INDIA BEGINS UNSC TENURE

 Introduction: With the start of the New Year, India officially began its two-year term as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. India’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Ambassador T S Tirumurti installed the tricolor. India will sit in the 15-nation United Nations Security Council for the 2021-22 term as a non-permanent …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- ONE NATION, ONE GAS GRID

 Introduction: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 450-km natural gas pipeline between Kochi in Kerala to Mangaluru in Karnataka. Speaking at the event, he set out his government’s energy roadmap, envisaging more than double the share of cleaner natural gas in the consumption basket, diversifying sources of energy, connecting the nation with one gas …

Insights into Editorial: Reframing India’s foreign policy priorities

  Context: The year 2021 should see a cementing of the many trends that had their genesis in 2020. Leadership change in the United States is perhaps the most awaited change, but is unlikely to bring about a major power shift in the international arena. Even before the changeover, and despite the promise of a …